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Re: [desktop] why kde and gnome's menu situation sucks



On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 12:26:55AM -0400, Colin Walters scribbled:
> On Wed, 2002-10-23 at 23:46, Luke Seubert wrote:
> 
> > I believe I understand your point.  Is the idea to use a label like "Web
> > Browser", instead of a label like "Explorer", or a proper name like,
> > "Galeon"?
> 
> For what it's worth, the GNOME project is generally pushing for
> functional names like "Web Browser", except when a particular project
> has significant recognition in the free software community (e.g. Galeon,
> Mozilla).  So what they'll do is put the project name in parenthesis
> afterwards, like:
> 
> Web Browser (Galeon)
> 
> This seems like a very reasonable approach IMO.
Yes, I agree with that in 100%. Another thing which is good (and in use now)
is the long vs. short menu descriptions (possibly with tooltips?).
 
> You'll see this when GNOME 2 hits sid.
It would be good if KDE followed this on Debian, too.

marek

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